In 2021, Athens, TN had a population of 53.1k people with a median age of 42.1 and a median household income of $51,253. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Athens, TN declined from 53,392 to 53,065, a −0.612% decrease and its median household income grew from $46,872 to $51,253, a 9.35% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Athens, TN are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.66%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.94%), White (Hispanic) (2.92%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.839%).
None of the households in Athens, TN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98% of the residents in Athens, TN are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Athens, TN was $148,700, and the homeownership rate was 74.1%.
Most people in Athens, TN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Athens, TN was 2 cars per household.